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  1. Thank you for replying. Yeah, we, actually and especially me, don't do well with high glycemic index foods. So I have to maintain a kind of Paleo diet for myself. For example: corn has high glycemic index compared with quinoa and buckwheat or even wild rice. I try to avoid corn but I the budget...
  2. If you are reacting to some chemical then anything with a chemical solvent may be causing your reactions even the polish on your shoes, formalin in your bedding, furnature polish, traces of detergent on clothes and bedding, recently painted surfaces, traces of cosmetics. It took me several years...
  3. Hello. Been a while since I've been here. Not that I am necessarily better. But you've (the great peeps on this forum ! have been incredibly helpful and I know how to cope better, and I've made positive changes in mine and my daughter's lives. So, as you can see I am writing to ask you...
  4. A young man of 23 is in hospital with Venous compression syndrome ( and I am not sure whether it is Paget–Schroetter syndrome, Nutcracker syndrome or May–Thurner). I know that this is a rare condition and these syndromes are usually seen in young, otherwise healthy individuals, Please not...
  5. Hello Forum members : So my daughter who has been on the Gluten Challenge for about 8 weeks now, and we want to do the Comprehensive panel. -tTG IgA and tTG IgG -DGP IgA and DGP IgG -EMA IgA -total serum IgA and IgG (control test) -AGA IGA and AGA IgG - older and less reliable tests largely replace...
  6. Ok I have an update from one of the lab technicians, in response to my letter to him. ' I have added the abbreviation to our test menu to make it more clear to you. (I didn’t recognize AGA IGA and AGA IgG) We offer EMA separately it cost $71.26 Celiac disease Panel (Panel 60): 1. Deaminated G...
  7. Thank you and likewise pardon my bold and not bold because as you said, they have modified this format. I appreciate your feedback. I just off the phone with our family DR (GP) and he maintains that the former test, it is sufficient.. and when I did ask if he knows of a private clinic that does...
  8. So we have some updates I would like to report and again to ask for your advice, dear forum members: My daughter is on the Gluten challenge for approx 7+ weeks and she is very eager to have it done with, and so am I ! When I presented all of the tests that Cyclinglady showed me, the DR at the walk...
  9. Thank you very mcuh ! We will request or if we must, insisit, on them all Really appreciate yours and others' imput, this is overwhelming and yes, scary. Plus we are moving, so as in life, timing is hardly the best
  10. Dear Cyclinglady , I would like to run this by you one more time so I know which tests to request of the Doctor. My daughter is going in a few days. Do I request all of the tets you mentioned, or should I leave out the last one? *-AGA IGA and AGA IgG - older and less reliable tests largely...
  11. Thank you very much for the links, and your help cyclinglady. It is greatly appreciated. Now it is to see what happens once the test results are back. And, I am so concerned of the reactions to her glutening herself . I wish you a happy Summer and happy trails ! L.
  12. OK sorry , one more question here: To have a Gluten test done properly, my daughter must be on it at least how many weeks? I am confused because, I get anywhere from 3-12 weeks, depending on what source I go to. Thank you again.
  13. I really appreciate that cyclinglady (my bike is many times my salvation Thanks very much. AI stuff is a real ..ummm " " ...you know? Not very nice at all. Happy Summer and, thank you for the tip re NVSMOM L.
  14. Can you please tell me which Celiac tests are mandatory, besides the dreaded biopsy? According to this book the doctor suggest these ones as well : 1-Cyrex array 3 2- Cyrex array 4 (he sites this as optional) I know that the standard blood test run by my GP will be very limiting. So,...